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McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

24 Apr, 2012

Kerrin McEvoy has been awarded the Sydney Cup ride on favourite Permit after the British gelding was allocated 53.5kg when the final field was announced this morning.

Permit will be ridden by Kerrin McEvoy in the Sydney Cup - photo (c) Steve Hart

It will be the first time McEvoy has ridden the Chris Waller-trained …

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

31 Oct, 2011

Niwot has been backed from $101 to $10 with most bookmakers to win the 2011 Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington tomorrow.

The Hawkes team trained galloper was bet around Australia today tightening up from $13 to $10 with most organisations.

Before he qualified in the Melbourne Cup by winning Saturday’s Lexus Stakes …

The Melbourne Cup final field

The Melbourne Cup final field

29 Oct, 2011

Defending champ Americian tops the final field for the Melbourne Cup

The final field of 24 horses has been announced for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.

2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Field – Final Acceptances

# Horse Trainer Weight
1 AMERICAIN (USA) (15) Alain de Royer Dupre G Mosse 58kg
2 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) (6) Mark …

Glass Harmonium to run in Melbourne Cup

Glass Harmonium to run in Melbourne Cup

29 Oct, 2011

Glass Harmonium

Glass Harmonium will take his place in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup.

Connections of the Mackinnon winner are going to accept with the in-form galloper who loves Flemington later today.

While they have doubts about his staying capabilities, the chance is too good to give up.

Gai Waterhouse is also going to accept with Older …

Waterhouse Pledges Multiple Group 1 Success

Waterhouse Pledges Multiple Group 1 Success

28 Oct, 2011

Gai Waterhouse isn’t shying away from talking herself up coming into the next week of racing claiming she’s in an ideal position to claim a number of top level races.

In fact over the next four days she’s hoping for no less than four individual Group 1 titles including the 2011 Melbourne Cup.

Her quest …

Older Than Time The Lone Aussie In Cup Field

Older Than Time The Lone Aussie In Cup Field

24 Oct, 2011

Older Than Time (red cap) is likely to be the only fully Australian horse in the Melbourne Cup field

If you’re backing an Australian victory in the 2011 Melbourne Cup then it looks like you may only have one choice as the reality of the overseas invasion starts to set in.

If you judge a …

International Runners Dominate Melbourne Cup Second Declarations

International Runners Dominate Melbourne Cup Second Declarations

24 Oct, 2011

German import Illo sits at number 18 in the Melbourne Cup field after second declarations

The second declarations for the $6 million Melbourne Cuphave been released today to reveal a field made up of predominantly international stayers.

Just four horses in the ballot order’s top 30 are Australian, while the other 26 originate from Europe, …

Moody Eager To Make Memsie Magic

Moody Eager To Make Memsie Magic

26 Aug, 2011

Trainer Peter Moody is hopeful Anacheeva (pictured) will return to form in the Memsie Stakes

Premiership winning trainer Peter Moody will line up two of his best hopes in the Group 2 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield tomorrow.

The trainer will run both Anacheeva and King’s Rose in the feature event, which has attracted a quality …